A large increase in salmon export prices
External economy;Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing
laks, Export of salmon, farmed salmon, price of salmon, export quantity, fresh/chilled salmon, frozen salmonFishing , External trade , Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing, External economy
Norwegian weekly Statistical export price and export volume for whole, fresh and frozen salmon.

Export of salmonweek 12 2016



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A large increase in salmon export prices

In the period from 21 March – 27 March the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 62.51 per kilo. This is a considerable increase of 8.0 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 12 2016Change in per cent
Week 11 2016 - Week 12 2016Week 12 2015 - Week 12 2016
1Selected commodity numbers for fresh salmon are 03.02.1411 and 03.02.1419 and frozen salmon 03.03.1311 and 03.03.1319.
Price per kilo (NOK)
Fresh or chilled salmon62.518.049.6
Frozen salmon52.850.215.0
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon10 405-42.0-45.3
Frozen salmon333-15.7-33.7

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 10 405 tons in the period 21 March – 27 March, a larger decrease of 42.0 per cent compared to the period 14 March – 20 March. As in previous years, the salmon export was low in Easter week.

Norway exported 333 tons of frozen salmon at NOK 52.85 per kilo in the period 21 March – 27 March.